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01-21-8
  • DRIVEABILITY – NO CRANK, NO START – CORROSION OF THE STARTER CABLE B+ TERMINAL AT THE STARTER SOLENOID
  • STARTING – NO CRANK, NO START – CORROSION OF THE STARTER CABLE B+ TERMINAL AT THE STARTER SOLENOID
Publication Date: OCTOBER 12, 2001

FORD:
1997-2000 F-150

ISSUE:

Some vehicles may exhibit a no crank, no start condition. This may be caused by corrosion of the starter cable B+ terminal at the starter solenoid due to a reaction between dissimilar metals (steel nut used to attach the battery cable to a brass stud on the starter).

ACTION:

Whenever the starter or harness is replaced, the new brass/tin plated nut (W706414-S413) replaces the old service steel nut. Follow the appropriate model year Workshop Manual for harness and starter replacement procedures.

NOTE:IF CORROSION HAS DAMAGED THE STARTER CABLE END (CRACKED, ERODED METAL), THE APPROVED PROCEDURE IS TO REPLACE THE HARNESS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REPLACE THE STARTER CABLE EYELET.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
W706414-S413Nut – Starter B+ Terminal

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

WARRANTY STATUS:

Information Only

OASIS CODES:

203000, 203200, 601300, 603300


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